29 avril 2011

A fine Crimson-Pink saucer. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine Crimson-Pink saucer. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's delicately potted with shallow rounded sides, rising from a slightly recessed base and a tapering foot, brightly glazed on the exterior with an intense crimson-pink enamel, the interior and the base left in white with a six-character mark inscribed in underglaze blue on the base; 14.7 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 1,200,000—1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,580,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th November 1979, lot 338. EXHIBITED: Chinese Ceramics from the... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2011

Blue & White Double Phoenix Saucer. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1619).

Blue & White Double Phoenix Saucer. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1619). Courtesy Vermeer & Griggs A blue and white saucer decorated on the interior with two mythological phoenix birds in flight, each with outspread wings and streaming tail amongst stylized clouds framed by a linked ruyi cloud border. The exterior painted with pendent prunus branches with a song bird perched upon them in opposing position encircled by double line borders. On the base is painted the six character kaishu mark... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2010

Chinoiserie Meissen 18th century @ Bonhams, Fine European Ceramics including the Collezione Procida Mirabelli di Lauro

A rare Meissen pagoda figure. Circa 1720-25. photo Bonhams. After a Chinese example, seated with his right hand resting on his raised knee, wearing a gilt-edged robe, with dark brown hair, moustache and eyebrows and red lips, 9.5cm high (right hand restored, nose chipped). Sold for £8,400 Provenance: Leonard Morgan May Collection, sold Sotheby's London, 5 March 1985, lot 193Johann Friedrich Böttger borrowed eight white Chinese figures in 1709, including the present model, which were formed in stoneware and later in... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2010

An extremely rare and early Meissen saucer, circa 1713

An extremely rare and early Meissen saucer, circa 1713. photo Bonhams With a band of acanthus leaves around the footrim, painted in the Funcke workshop in Dresden in green, blue, purple and yellow, with a crowned figure seated in a pavillion in front of a tree, flanked by flags, a chinoiserie figure by a censer in the foreground, the reverse with foliate scrolls and dots embellishing the moulded border of acanthus leaf scrolls around the footrim, 13.4cm diam. (minor flat chips to footrim) Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000 Unsold ... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2009

A Vauxhall saucer. Circa 1760.

A Vauxhall saucer. Circa 1760. Painted in Imari palette with a figure in an Oriental garden with a small pagoda, a willow and foliate sprays, within a blue border with gilt scalloped detail, 11.1cm diameter. Estimate: £150 - 200 Bonhams. EUROPEAN CERAMICS, GLASS AND ASIAN ART, 7 Jul 2009. KNOWLE www.bonhams.com
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16 mai 2009

A small lemon-yellow-glazed saucer, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A small lemon-yellow-glazed saucer, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period The thinly-potted body with gently-rounded sides covered with a vibrant lemon-yellow glaze, stopping at the foot ring.  8cm (3in) diam. Sold for £14,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer. Palmer Inventory no.242, where it is stated that the saucer was purchased in 1931 for £6.10s.A very similar pair of saucers from the Meiyintang Collection is illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994, Vol.II,... [Lire la suite]